Science

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication despite facing many challenges. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France and Pakistan’s Permanent Delegate to UNESCO Moin ul Haque in his country statement at the 202nd session of UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris yesterday. Ambassador Moin […]

Science reveals why our shoelaces come undone

Science reveals why our shoelaces come undone

By AFP PARIS:  A mystery as old as laced shoes was unravelled Wednesday by experiments that reveal how shoestrings come undone when we are on the move. “The failure of the knot happens in a matter of seconds, often without warning, and is catastrophic,” scientists reported in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A. […]

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space By Agency Israeli-Swiss company SpacePharma’s miniature laboratory is seen at their research and development site in Herzliya, Israel March 14, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS HERZLIYA: Orbiting the earth at more than 500 kilometers, a tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping […]

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: science says she’s happy

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: science says she’s happy

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: science says she’s happy AFP PARIS: The subject of centuries of scrutiny and debate, Mona Lisa’s famous smile is routinely described as ambiguous. But is it really that hard to read? Apparently not. In an unusual trial, close to 100 per cent of people described her expression as unequivocally “happy”, researchers […]

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story is one of the world’s largest HO scale model railroads display located in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the US. The 3,500 square foot model depicts the story of modern day rail transportation in a 3,550 km journey from Seattle, Washington through several plains states en route to […]